North Korea

North Korea : Ideology, Politics, Economy

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This collection of articles explores the economic, social and political realities of North Korea and assesses their significance in the future developments of North Korean politics and the potential for Korean unification. This contribution explores the central theme - how long will the North Korean political system and its mass beliefs be able to avoid the tide of democratic revolutions that have swept the communist bloc in the late 1980s?
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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 12.7mm | 294.83g
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0131021613
  • 9780131021617

Table of contents

IDEOLOGY AND POLITICAL CULTURE. The Nature and Evolution of Juche Ideology, Han S. Park. Juche and the Issue of National Identity, in the DPRK of the l960's Ingeborg Gothel. Educational Reforms, Jiangcheng He. The Impact of Juche on Literature and Arts, Vladimir Pucek. Ideology and Women in North Korea, Kyung Ae Park. POLITICS AND ECONOMY OF INDIGENOUS SOCIALISM. Politics and Ideology in the Post Cold War Era, Vasily Mikheev. The Power Base of Kim Jong Il: Focusing on Its Formation Process, Takashi Sakai. Politics and Strategies for Economic Development, Shen Shenying. Economic Characteristics and Prospect for Development, Marina Ye Trigubenko. Economic Assistance from Socialist Countries to North Korea, in the Postwar Years: l953-1963. Karoly Pendler. FOREIGN AND UNIFICATION POLICY. Foreign Policy Goals, Constraints, and Prospects, Byung Chul Koh. Prerogatives of the New Foreign Economic Policy Making, Iuli Banchev. Pyongyang's Reunification Policy, Loszek Cyrzyk. The Conundrum of the Nuclear Program, Han S. Park.
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